Hunting expeditions in China, unidentified (3)

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Abstract

Lantern slides document the work of Arthur Sowerby during hunting expeditions in China (undated). Some slides are numbered, and some have a basic caption written on four flap wrappers. Subject matter includes terrain (vistas, woods, mountains, inland waterways), boy with rats, hunters with shot bear, fish specimens, candid images of men at work on land and water, campsites, cabin and structures, log barge, vegetation (trees), and docked boats.

Date Range

1904-1954

Start Date

1904

End Date

1954

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ichthyology
  • Mammalogy
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Ornithology

Place

China

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Lantern slides

Accession #

SIA RU007263

Collection name

Arthur de Carle Sowerby Papers, 1904-1954 and undated

Physical Description

25 lantern slides

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 30